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Planning & Inspections

All aspects of development within Wrightsville Beach Town limits must be granted authorization by the Planning and Inspections Department. Our staff is available to assist you with the permitting process and any questions you might have along the way.

Planning and Inspections enforces local building and zoning codes, the International building code, Minimum Housing standards, and the Coastal Area Management Act's Local Permit Program. Staff available for your assistance includes the Planning and Parks Department Director, Building Code Administrator, Development Code Administrator, and Administrative Assistant. Several members of our staff serve as local permit officers, and can assist you in your CAMA permitting needs.

The State building Code, CAMA regulations and other State agency information is available through the links provided below:

Town of Wrightsville Beach Code of Ordinances

Services and Responsibilities

  • Planning    
  • Privilege Licenses
  • Zoning/CAMA   
  • Building Inspections
  • Permits  
  • Code Enforcement

To request a building inspection, send an e-mail to:

For questions relating to Zoning, Code Enforcement, and CAMA, send an e-mail to:


Click here to view the Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for the Town of Wrightsville Beach. If you are having difficulty accessing the information on the map feel free to contact the Planning & Inspections Department at 910-256-7937.

 Click here to view a copy of the Town of Wrightsville Beach Zoning Map.  This map is for informational purposes only.  The official Town of Wrightsville Beach Zoning Map is on display in the Planning and Inspections Office.

Click here to view Town of Wrightsville Beach Hazard Mitigation Plan.

Applications/Fee Schedules



CAMA Minor Permit's:


If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact us. Our staff is available from 8:00am until 5:00pm Monday through Friday. Contact us by phone at (910) 256-7937 or at 321 Causeway Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480.




321 Causeway Drive, PO Box 626
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
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